2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) 
    
    Sep 21, 2021  
2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOCW 8103 - Introduction to Addiction


(5 cr.) Students in this course are introduced to aspects of professional functioning as an addiction counselor, including but not limited to: role setting of addiction counselors; history, philosophy, and trends in addictions counseling; professional standards for addictions counselors; effects of crises and trauma-causing events on persons with addictions; self‐care; and ethical and culturally sensitive practice of addiction counseling. Students also explore competencies, credentialing, and other professional issues. The student explores the future as an addiction counselor and an overview of the addiction counseling profession.



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